Psychologist/ Social Worker


Shepparton, VIC

Posted 12/14/2019

The Chronic Pain Clinic at GV Health is seeking a Grade 1 Psychologist or Social Worker to join the clinic on a part time basis 5 days per fortnight until June 2020. Specifically, the CPC Psychologist and or Social Worker will assess, plan, recommend and apply current, individualised and evidence based interventions and supports for clients with complex, chronic pain. The delivery of which will occur in the setting of one-on-one client consultations in the clinic, as well as in the facilitation of group programs.

The CPC provides clinical assessment and where indicated, provision of treatment on a time-limited basis, for clients experiencing prolonged pain and moderate disability and for those who have entrenched chronic pain and high levels of disability. The aim is to reduce the risk of long-term disability, enable clients to gain an improved ability to self-manage their condition and develop strong links to support continuing management in a primary care setting following discharge from a specialist service.

This role will require you to possess excellent communication skills, be well organised and have a strong focus on patient centred care.

About GV Health
GV Health is the Public Health Service for the Hume Region, with main campuses located at Shepparton, Tatura and Rushworth and additional sites in Shepparton, Seymour, Benalla and Wodonga. GV Health provides a range of acute, mental health, aged and primary health and community support services across the Goulburn Valley Sub Region of the Department of Human Services, Hume Region. The main campus is the major acute referral site for the sub region.

Some of the great benefits of working with us:

  • Wide range of specialties for clinical staff and career development opportunities
  • Salary Packaging
  • A collaborative and supportive team environment, while making an important contribution to the health of our community
  • Training and Professional Development opportunities
  • Paid parental leave (maternity and paternity leave)
  • Discount gym & pool memberships
  • Affiliation with Melbourne University and Latrobe University

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police check and Victorian 'Employee' Working with Children’s Check. GV Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged. 

Recruitment agencies should note that GV Health does not accept agency resumes. GV Health is not responsible for any fees related to any unsolicited resumes submitted by Recruitment Agencies

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